"When fall comes around," says beauty expert Lucy Crawford, "the air gets cold, dry, and unforgiving, which leads to cracking and breakouts." Don't we know it! Here she gives us four simple tips to make our fall skin gorgeous and glowing, despite the dropping temperatures.
Blog Posts by Holly Robinson Peete, Shine staff
- Holly Robinson Peete, Shine staff | Makeover – Wed, Oct 27, 2010 1:25 AM EDT
"When fall comes around," says beauty expert Lucy Crawford, "the air gets cold, dry, and unforgiving, which leads to cracking and breakouts." Don't we know it! Here she gives us four simple tips to make our fall skin gorgeous and glowing, despite the dropping temperatures.Read More »from Four tips to help make your fall skin gorgeous and glowing
It's not just the leaves that switch up their look come fall. On today's episode of Real-Life Makeover, makeup pro, Julie Murray, is showing one mom how to rock our favorite fall colors.Read More »from Fall makeup trends to update your look
- Holly Robinson Peete, Shine staff | Makeover – Wed, Oct 20, 2010 8:00 PM EDT
We've all seen sitcoms where a towel drops to the bathroom floor and our heroine is beset with a shrieking "OMG, my hair!" moment of terror. Here, how to avoid hair color trauma and tears with five simple tips.Read More »from Five things to know before you color your hair at home
SKIP THE DRAMA
If you've got Cher black hair, here's the truth: you're not going to become Gwen Stefani at home. Drastic changes seldom work in your own bathroom (didn't you see that episode of 90210?). Don't go more than two shades in either direction. Home color works best for people who want a subtle change or to cover up grays. Save the who's-that-girl? style transformations for the pros.
DECODE THE BOX
Like the color on the box? Cool, but you're going to need to decode the language on the box like a Girl Scout studying a map key. You know the color's black, brown, red, or blond. That's the easy part. Now look for the other defining clues to see how the color will look on you. Is the shade light, medium, or dark? Is the tone warm or cool?
BE TRUE TO YOUR NATURAL COLORING
Mary Poppins had her bag of tricks. Now you can keep your own stealth beauty tools in your purse at all times to keep you safe from makeup mayhem.Read More »from Beauty weapons for your purse
On this episode of Real-Life Makeover, we've got five fall beauty foods that will help improve your skin, hair, and health this season. Get ready for a diet and beauty makeover in one go.Read More »from 5 fall foods to make you look and feel gorgeous
Schedule too nutty to get to the gym? We've got five foolproof exercises you can do anywhere that will get you feeling strong, boost metabolism and burn calories.Read More »from 5 exercises you can do anywhere
If your portions are super-sized, healthy foods can result in the same unwanted pounds as burgers and fries. But you don't need to carry around a travel set of measuring cups to make over your serving size. On today's Real-Life Makeover, we've got six ways your hand can help you keep a grip on your portion sizes.Read More »from A handy guide for better portion control
- Holly Robinson Peete, Shine staff | Makeover – Tue, Sep 14, 2010 3:16 PM EDT
A new school year means new after school snacks! We're ditching the old-standbys for three quick and creative cures for the afternoon munchies.Read More »from After-School Snack Makeover with Holly Robinson Peete
One of the way to calm back-to-school nerves is to make sure your child is prepared. Danielle is mom to six-year-old Carter, who is about to start the first grade. We're loading Carter up with everything he needs for the momentous first day and having some creative fun by adding personalized touches to his backpack. This is Real-Life Makeover, Backpack Edition!Read More »from Does your child's backpack have the essentials?
We've first got to make sure the backpack is filled with everything Carter needs to learn his "Three Rs." He can jazz up his notebook by sliding a drawing into the front. And while we want him to learn his 'rithmetic the hard way (hey, we had to), sometimes a calculator comes in handy. Last but not least, fill up a durable pencil case with crayons, markers, scissors, erasers, and pencils.
FIRST AID KIT
Serious injuries and ailments warrant a trip to the nurse's office, but for chapped lips and paper cuts, it never hurts to put a little first aid kit in your child's backpack (okay, and it puts Mom's mind at
- Holly Robinson Peete, Shine staff | Makeover – Mon, Aug 23, 2010 2:48 PM EDT
Worn out by newborn twins and a five-year-old, Tanya's current beauty routine includes such luxuries as brushing her hair and teeth. "If I'm lucky I can take a shower," she says. We're giving this sleep-deprived mom a Real-Life Makeover with tips on how to look bright-eyed, no matter how much sleep she got last night. Watch as makeup pro Julie Murray works her magic.Read More »from A new mom learns some makeup tips to help her look bright eyed and fresh